“Laporta is smart and I’m not surprised he speaks so well of Felix”

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has publicly admitted that the The Catalans tried to sign João Félix last summer and left several accolades for the Portugal international. For Diego Simeone, the words of the manager coolie are no surprise.

“I live day by day and game by game. It does not surprise me that a president as intelligent as Laporta speaks so correctly of João,” said the Atlético de Madrid coach during a press conference dedicated to the Portuguese striker.

“It will depend on what the pitch determines, you improve on the pitch and not with words. Feeling good and committed to what the team needs. He performs well and that’s why he plays,” said the coach. mattress.

Atletico Madrid face Alavés this Saturday and Simeone assures Felix ‘has been training very well’ so he should continue to form an attacking duo with Antoine Griezmann.

“I’m always looking for balance because it’s momentary, today they are fine and responding to what we need, but we also have [Matheus] Cunha, Suarez and Angel [Correa]. Anyone can answer what the team wants and it depends on the moment. Today Griezmann and João are doing great, but Angel came to score goals, Suárez scored against Uruguay, Cunha also recovered and is in the mood. Live in the moment,” he concluded.

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